Marine Biologist

POSTED ON 1/13/2021 CLOSED ON 3/7/2021
CLEARWATER MARINE AQUARIUM Hired Organization Address Clearwater, FL Full Time

Job Posting for Marine Biologist at CLEARWATER MARINE AQUARIUM

Job Details

Job Location:    Main Campus - Clearwater, FL
Salary Range:    Undisclosed

Description

 

POSITION TITLE: Marine Biologist

 

REPORTS TO: Senior Team Lead

 

SUPERVISES: N/A

 

EXEMPT OR NON-EXEMPT: Non-exempt

 

PERCENTAGE OF FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT: Part time

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The ability to climb stairs, lift 50 lbs., pull nets and drive CMA vehicles, work in extreme weather conditions (heat, humidity, cold), and be comfortable working on a boat.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:

 

  • Conduct eco-boat tours and participate in fish population inventories and data collection.
  • Conduct marine science based programs to school groups and other groups interested in marine life and the environment.
  • Develop and implement marine science and environmental educational programs and curriculum.
  • Assist with organizing community outreach events as needed.
  • Engage in special events held at the Aquarium and specialized boat tours.
  • Assist with research & monitoring projects in the field as needed.
  • Perform other duties relating to the organizations goals and mission as required.

 

SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Narrate eco-boat tours and collect data.
  • Present on-site marine science based programs to groups.
  • Conduct off-site presentations and programs.
  • Conduct kayak programs as scheduled.
  • Assist with custom broadcasts and distance learning programs.
  • Attend off-site festival events and assist with community outreach event preparation.
  • Conduct marine science based educational programs (i.e. sleepovers, seasonal camps, and other special programs).
  • Participate in curriculum development and program development.
  • Assist with the care and maintenance of the Animal Ambassadors.
  • Assist with research projects in the field, data entry and other CMARI projects as assigned.
  • Monitor equipment and notify supervisors of any issues.
  • Maintain equipment and supplies in good working order.
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings as assigned.

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • College degree in Life or Environmental Sciences, Biology, Marine Science, Zoology, Environmental Public Policy, Conservation or related major preferred.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, or Prezi, virtual learning content development.
  • Evening, weekend, and holiday hours required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including interpersonal skills, working well independently and with teams.
  • Demonstrate strong organization and time management skills to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines; analytical and organizational skills, with attention to detail.
  • Valid Florida Driver License
  • Experience working with the public in a formal or informal learning setting (i.e. zoo, aquarium, museum, science center or classroom)
  • Knowledge of Florida ecosystems and wildlife.
  • Experience with public presentations and excellent public interactions skills.
  • Experience with various types of presentation equipment.
  • GIS experience a plus.

 

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.

 

 

 

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